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9780295744551

Taking to the Air

An Illustrated History of Flight Author: Ford, Lily Code: 52129 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNI WASHINGTON Published date: 03/11/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018

The possibilities of flight have long fascinated us. Each innovation captivated a broad public, from those who gathered to witness winged medieval visionaries jumping from towers, to those who tuned in to watch the moon landings.Throughout history, the visibility of airborne objects from the ground has made for a spectacle of flight, with ......

9781588346292

Last Days Of The Concorde

The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel Author: Chittum, Samme Code: 52122 Price: AU $37.09 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 25/10/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future.
9781912332120

RAF 100

The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Lepine, Mike Code: 51696 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANAAN PUBLISHING Published date: 16/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

9780062845702

Chasing the Demon

The Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51536 Price: AU $43.09 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HARPERLUXE Published date: 24/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot chronicles another thrilling chapter in American aviation history: the race to break the sound barrier.
9781492664475

Sky Girls

The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race Author: Jessen, Gene Nora Code: 51798 Price: AU $23.77 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The inspiring, true story of the first female pilots taking their rightful place in the exciting world of aviation.
9781445666020

RAF in 100 Pictures

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 50204 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 14/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being and on 1 April 2018, the RAF celebrates its first 100 years. The aim of this book is to offer an alternative insight into what has really impacted on the RAF in its first century. Many people will recall Hurricanes and Spitfires standing firm against the invading Luftwaffe but how many will ......

9781510705135

High Fliers

Airmen of Achievement in Wartime Author: Kaplan, Philip Code: 50952 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 24/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Profiles of the greatest pilots of World War II
9781509828494

The Lost Pilots

The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple Author: Mead, Corey Code: 51800 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN Published date: 12/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

A gripping, untold saga of love, betrayal and scandal at the height of the Roaring Twenties.

The Sahara Desert, February 1962: the wreckage of a plane emerges from the sands revealing, too, the body of the planes long-dead pilot. But who was he? And what had happened to him?

9780764355042

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane Author: Goodall, James C. Code: 51269 Price: AU $65.13 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
9781526726162

First Through the Clouds

The Autobiography of a Box-Kite Pioneer Author: Merriam, Frederick Warren Code: 51585 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 131 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At the controls of a Bristol Box-kite, in 1912 he was the first pilot in Britain to fly through cloud
9780062464408

The Flight

Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51260 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"GRIPPING. ... AN HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT." - WALL STREET JOURNAL * From one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history comes a masterful account of Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop transatlantic flight in Spirit of St. LouisOn the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his ......
9780399564130

The Flying Tigers

Untold Story of American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan Author: Kleiner, Samuel Code: 51265 Price: AU $40.53 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific.
9780393652291

RAF

The Birth of the World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard, Ph.D. (King's College) Code: 51264 Price: AU $33.22 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A great historian's masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.
9781250109248

The Lost Pilots

The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple Author: Mead, Corey Code: 51273 Price: AU $40.51 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date: 08/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Corey Meads The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...

9781447273868

Skybound

A Journey In Flight Author: Loncraine, Rebecca Code: 51785 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PICADOR USA Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
For fans of H is for Hawk and Wild, Skybound is a deeply personal memoir about learning to fly.
9781788313360

The Man Who Built the Swordfish

The Life of Sir Richard Fairey Author: Smith, Adrian Code: 51543 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: I.B.TAURIS Published date: 30/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Authoritative biography of an aviation pioneer
9781588346094

Southern Storm

The Tragedy of Flight 242 Author: Chittu, Samme Code: 51098 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 04/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

On the afternoon of April 4, 1977, Georgia housewife Sadie Burkhalter Hurst looked out her front door to see a frantic stranger running toward her, his clothes ablaze, and behind him the mangled fuselage of a passenger plane that had just crashed in her yard. The plane, a Southern Airways DC-9-31, had been carrying eighty-one passengers and ......

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Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $44.37 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.

For the last ......

9781472828279

No Ordinary Pilot

One young man's extraordinary exploits in World War II Author: Campbell-Jones, Suzanne Code: 50937 Price: AU $36.02 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After a lifetime in the RAF, Group Captain Bob Allen, finally allowed his children and grandchildren to see his official flying log. It contained the line: 'KILLED WHILST ON OPERATIONS'. He refused to answer any further questions, leaving instead a memoir of his life during World War II. Joining up aged 19, within six months he was in No.1 ......
9781683505211

Life Inside the Dead Man's Curve

The Chronicles of a Public-Safety Helicopter Pilot Author: McDonald, Kevin (University of Melbourne) Code: 50978 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 350 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Travis County STAR Flight, in Austin, Texas, is recognized as one of the premier public-safety helicopter programs in the United States. Life Inside the Dead Mans Curve is a firsthand account of the tragedy and triumph witnessed by STAR Flight crews as they respond to a myriad of emergencies, everything from traumatic injuries to rescues--and ......

9781628728514

Bringing Columbia Home

The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew Author: Leinbach, Michael Code: 51828 Price: AU $38.63 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 23/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A Powerful Look at a Shared National Disaster and Its Legacy
9781526712851

From Jacks to Joysticks

An Aviation Life: Engineer to Commercial Pilot Author: Patrick, Michael John Code: 51360 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 188 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
One s man remarkable story of his journey from aircraft engineer to pilot.
9780750983662

A Passion for Speed

The Daring Life of Mildred, The Honourable Mrs Victor Bruce Author: Smiddy, Paul Code: 50902 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the story of a charismatic woman who defied the conventions of her time, and loved living life in the fast lane.
9781781555859

Fairey Battle

A Reassessment of its RAF Career Author: Baughen, Greg Code: 48649 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Fairey Battle is best known for being one of the worst aircraft ever to serve in the Royal Air Force. On operations, it suffered the highest loss rate of any plane in the RAF's history, and the missions flown by its brave crews became a byword for hopelessness and futility. Born out of muddled thinking, condemned before it even reached the ......
9781781555842

Time Flies

Reflections of a Fighter Pilot Author: Hamilton, David Code: 48648 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Time Flies: Reflections of a Fighter Pilot' retells the exploits of David Hamilton's thirty years of service in the Royal Air Force. He had a wide and varied career; flying Lightnings to defend UK airspace, operating from HMS Ark Royal in F-4 Phantoms, and defending the Inner German Border from RAF Wildenwrath. In the UK MoD he was a staff officer ......
9781781555910

Night Hawk

Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder Ace Author: Darlington, Roger Code: 49076 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Karel Kuttelwascher may have had a German surname, but he was a Czech who became the scourge of the Luftwaffe bombers operating from France and the Low Countries in 1942. Flying with the RAF's legendary No. 1 Squadron, his destruction of fifteen aircraft in only three months earned him the DFC twice in a mere forty-two days, and made him the RAF's ......
9780295741444

Propeller Under the Bed

A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft Author: Bjorkman, Eileen A. Code: 48011 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS Published date: 28/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
On July 25, 2010, Arnold Ebneter flew across the country in a plane he designed and built himself, setting an aviation world record for aircraft of its class. He was eighty-two at the time and the flight represented the culmination of a dream hed cultivated since his childhood in the 1930s. Eileen Bjorkman herself a pilot and aeronautical ......
9781473891531

Coming Down in the Drink

The Survival of Bomber Pilot Goldfish, John Brennan DFC Author: Feast, Sean Code: 47203 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback / 190 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of Flight Lieutenant John Brennan DFC, one of the last surviving members of the famed Goldfish Club to have seen service during the Second World War.
9781612004747

Bailout Over Normandy

A Flyboy's Adventures with the French Resistance and Other Escapades in Author: Fahrenwald, Ted Code: 47399 Price: AU $31.35 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 09/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The remarkable, swashbuckling memoir of a U.S. fighter pilot who bailed out of his burning P-51 Mustang two days after D-Day, joined up with local maquis resistance fighters, before trying to cross Normandy to reach the Allied armies. He was caught by the Wehrmacht but survived interrogation and later escaped.
9781780226651

Trenchard: Father of the Royal Air Force

The Biography Author: Miller, Russell Code: 47425 Price: AU $19.98 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 09/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The definitive biography of the father of the Royal Air Force.
9781472124173

I Had to Survive

How a Plane Crash in the Andes Helped Me to Save Lives Author: Canessa, Dr. Roberto Code: 47228 Price: AU $17.98 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 02/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping and heartrending recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled survivor Roberto Canessa to become one of the world's leading paediatric cardiologists.
9781473875326

Vickers VC10: An Icon of the Air

Boac, Boeing and a Jet Age Battle Author: Cole, Lance Code: 47235 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A new book charting the design and service history of the VC10 airliner, set within the wider commercial and political history of British airlines during the post-WWII period.
9781473866843

Camel Combat Ace

The Great War Flying Career of Edwin Swale CBE OBE DFC Author: Marsden, Barry M. Code: 47232 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback / 100 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An enthralling biography of an overlooked Great War hero.
9781612004402

Three in Thirteen

The Story of a Mosquito Night Fighter Ace Author: Coughlin, Geoff Code: 47400 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The story of Joe Singleton, a Mosquito night fighter pilot in World War II, who shot down three German Junkers planes over Hull in 1944. Traces his journey from beginner to celebrated expert, and the early days of radar technology with which he learned to excel.
9781476665313

Flying Adventures of Jessie Keith "Chubbie" Miller

The Southern Hemisphere's First International Aviatrix Author: Spicer, Chrystopher J. Code: 48335 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 25 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 28/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Pioneer aviatrix Jessie "Chubbie" Miller made a significant contribution to aviation history. The first woman to fly from England to Australia (as co-pilot with her close friend Captain Bill Lancaster), she was the first to fly more than 8000 miles, to cross the equator in the air and to traverse the Australian continent north to south. Moving to ......
9780750970334

Avro

The History of an Aircraft Company in Photographs Author: Holmes, Harry Code: 47275 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of A.V. Roe and Company Ltd (Avro) begins in the very earliest years of aviation, only a few years after man's first powered flight. Alliot Verdon Roe was one of Britain's pioneer aviators and in 1910 he founded the company that bears his name. Famous for well-designed, reliable aeroplanes, Avro's greatest achievements were two bombers, ......
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